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Jul 17, 2019

Nixon Pinto is Stabbed to Death During Antelope Street Beef

Nixon Pint

A feud between rival groups in the area of Antelope Street Extension has resulted in the stabbing death of nineteen-year-old Nixon Pinto.  Sometime around six o’clock on Tuesday evening, Pinto and another man, identified as nineteen-year-old Jovi Hernandez, got into an altercation at the Lord Ridge Cemetery in the vicinity of Western Avenue.  Hernandez, a resident of Hattieville, reportedly produced an instrument with which he inflicted a single stab wound to the right side of Pinto’s chest.  By the time police arrived at the scene, the victim had already been transported to the K.H.M.H. where he had been pronounced dead on arrival.


Alejandro Cowo

Supt. Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Eastern Division

“About six p.m., police visited the Karl Heusner Memorial whereupon arrival they observed the motionless body of a Hispanic male person with an apparent stab wound to the body.  The male person was not identified at the moment and what police gathered so far is that the male person was somewhere on the burial grounds where he had an altercation with another male person and as a result of that altercation, the male person suffered a stab wound to his body.  This morning at about eight a.m., the body was identified by a family member as that of a Honduran national Nixon Mata Pinto, eighteen-years-old of a New Road address.”


Hipolito Novelo

“Have you been able to establish the nature of the dispute?”


Supt. Alejandro Cowo

“Yes, that’s an ongoing feud that is amongst a group in the Antelope Street Extension.”



“This particular young man, sir, is he caught up in that particular feud or was he simply target for living in a specific part of Belize City?”


Supt. Alejandro Cowo

“This incident is related to several other incidents that happened already in that area involving other members of that group in that area of Antelope Street Extension.”


Hipolito Novelo

“Was the murder weapon recovered?”


Supt. Alejandro Cowo


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